Tag Archive: los angeles

LAFW: Dining with Michelin Stars Dinner Recap

  The Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival is one of the best food festivals in Los Angeles. This year I attended the special Dining with the Michelin Stars dinner at Vibiana, the… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Lunch at Yakitori Koshiji

  I was heading to Tangerine for Chinese food at Weller Court in Little Tokyo but found it was closed on a Monday. So I headed next door to Yakitori Koshiji. I hadn’t… Continue reading

DTLA: Checking Out the Spice Level at Guisados

  Admittedly I have not been to the original or even the Silver Lake locations of Guisados but I knew I had to get over to the new Downtown Los Angeles spot. As every… Continue reading

DTLA: Sticky Rice 2 Now Open at Grand Central Market

  Sticky Rice 2 has now opened at Grand Central Market. The Thai comfort food stall has added a noodles shop directly behind its stall. Grand Central Market is now open later on Thursdays, Fridays… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Cocktails and Dinner at The Nice Guy

  The Nice Guy on La Cienega opened a few months ago. The reservations only  restaurant and lounge is serving up tasty cocktails and really good food. It’s terrible to think you either… Continue reading

DTLA: Sixth Street Tavern Drinks and Bar Snacks

  I recently checked out Sixth Street Tavern, part of the Acme bar group, in Downtown Los Angeles. I knew it was a sister bar to Beelman’s Pub and they share the same… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Kula Revolving Sushi Bar

    Kaiten sushi or conveyor belt sushi restaurants are popular because the sushi is generally cheaper. It’s also novel to get your sushi by plucking dishes off a conveyor belt (or boat… Continue reading

The Little Jewel of New Orleans, er, Chinatown

    It’s been interesting to watch the revitalization of Chinatown. I was born in Chinatown and grew up on the Eastside. When the Chinese found their way to the San Gabriel Valley,… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Omakase at Mako Sushi

  A friend offered to take me out for my birthday recently and I gave him a choice of sushi, meat, Ethiopian or meat. We narrowed it down to sushi and I picked… Continue reading

SF: Have You Eaten at Kin Khao Yet?

  On my last trip to San Francisco, I really wanted to try Kin Khao. The Thai restaurant is named after the phrase “kin khao” which literally translates to “eat rice” but really means,… Continue reading